The Links and Tips below are related to our series of geography notebooks, Visits to . . .. Explore each region of the world through captivating photography, a traveler’s firsthand accounts, and step-by-step work with maps, plus lots of ideas for additional living books and activities. Be sure to check back here from time to time because we will be adding new and updated resources related to the notebooks as we get them. If you have some resources that you’d like to recommend, let us know!
Here are pronunciation guides for the countries in each Visits to . . . geography notebook.
- Visits to Africa Pronunciation Guide
- Visits to Europe Pronunciation Guide
- Visits to the Middle East Pronunciation Guide
- Visits to North America Pronunciation Guide
Visits to the Middle East
Thanks to Gulshan M. for clarifying that Azerbaijan is located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Turkey is located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. For example, Istanbul itself (the biggest city in Turkey) is divided into two parts and they are called European side of Istanbul and Asian side of Istanbul.
Other Geography Books
In addition to the chapter books listed in the Visits to . . . notebooks, your children might enjoy these other geography chapter books that encompass more territory.
- WorldTrek by Russell and Carla Fisher—A family of four takes a year to travel the world.
- Around the World in a Hundred Years by Jean Fritz—Examines the great wave of European exploration during the fifteenth century which resulted in more accurate maps. (Note: Be sure to read the review at the bottom of the page using this link.)
- Stowaway by Karen Hesse—An 11-year-old boy stows away on Captain Cook’s ship and records his adventures. A fictional account of a real journey.
- Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum—An autobiographical account of a solo trip around the world in the 1890s.